What level of priority should a frum Jew give to studying sefarim like Koheles, Shir HaShirim, and Iyov?
“In the beginning it was very inspiring and moving,” said panelist Dr. Rivka Press Schwartz, associate principal at SAR High School in Riverdale. “But that was then, and you know what? Now it just feels like a really long grind.
Perhaps one of his favorite ideas emerges from neuroscientist Antonio Damasio, whose work helped shift the way we view the relationship between intellect and emotion, and also serves as a paradigm to help us better understand an important part of Rabbi Sacks’ legacy.
“We are not afraid of being returned. We hope the agreement with Israel points to the current situation in Sudan,” says Sudanese asylum seeker.
The chapters on education and socio-mystical justice, humanism, and ecology were, in my view, particularly salient and timely...
If parents disagree with something their child learned in school, should they say something? Or is it better for them to bite their lip and say nothing?
On Today’s Leap of Faith Penina speaks with Chaya Parkoff who shares her journey from a secular Jewish upbringing to a life devoted to Torah. Chaya is a licensed clinical social worker, life coach, motivational speaker, Jewish educator, marathon runner and most recently a kidney donor. Another inspiring episode you don’t want to miss!
After telling the rabbi about myself and why I was there, he told me that they usually only offered scholarships to people who were just beginning to learn Torah and keep mitzvos.
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After about 100 years, we will install a Jewish military rabbi in the Bundeswehr again. A clear commitment: Jewish life is self-evident in our country."
The European countries are helping the Iranian regime exactly when the regime is murdering its own citizens.
“The way he jumped toward me, he was determined to kill. No question.”
Consumer goods may enter the coastal territory, but only through Israel via the Kerem Shalom facility or through Egypt via the Rafah crossing.
Synagogue board member Zev Opos said there have been “small graffiti incidents in the past” at Baba Sale, but never anything large like this.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu subsequently called a meeting of the Political-Security Cabinet to discuss the escalation on the northern and southern borders.
Similarly, Yithro could have chosen differently; if he had, we would have had a verse that began, “And Yithro sent messengers to Balaam to curse Israel.”
I will not lie, I was very nervous before we began the journey, but the trip was so successful, we plan on doing it again!
Join Rabbi Yishai for a FULL - beginning to end - study of the Book of Ruth with commentary on the beauty and drama that leads to the birth of King David.
Ask any believing Jew these basic questions: Do you believe in Hashem? Do you believe everything that happens comes from His hands? Do you believe that all Hashem does is for our own good?
Beautiful light is born of darkness, so the faith that springs from conflict is often the strongest and the best. -R. Turnbull
Question: When a son recites Kaddish for his parents, can they hear it? Also are their souls elevated to a higher place thereby? Ben Glassman
An Argument With Karaites ‘A Fetus That Partially Left The Womb’ (Chullin 69a)
The issue of opening the Honduran embassy in Jerusalem was raised during Sara Netanyahu's recent visit to Guatemala.
Some performers won’t “cave-in” to Walter Rogers’ demands.
The son's of Jacob are united in the land of Israel - should be a great time, no? However, there are fractures in the family of Israel and they come out in this weeks Torah portion. Rav Mike joins Rabbi Yishai to talk about the sale of Joseph and his descent into imprisonment through the false allegations of Mrs. Potifar. And his dream interpretations there, plus Judah consorts with his daughter-in-law to protect the seed of Messiah? Finally, Malkah Fleisher joins the show to talk about her incredible trip to the Ukraine and to the Tomb of the Baal Shem Tov.